Sarah Earll is the Director of the St. Louis Empowerment Center, a peer-run drop in Center. For the past 10 years, she has had the opportunity to be an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She became a Certified Missouri Peer Specialist in 2009 and she has been a trainer for the Peer Specialist program since 2011. She is also a Certified WRAP ® (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) Facilitator. She was awarded the 2016 Missouri Mental Health Champion Award for Mental Health. Sarah is currently the chairperson of the Missouri Department of Mental Health State Advisory Council for Comprehensive Psychiatric Services. Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX and a Masters of Fine Arts from Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL.